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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Superior Group Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY
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Bachelors Degree


Superior Group is hiring for a Senior Packaging Buyer for a strong client in South Buffalo. This position is responsible for the sourcing and negotiation of packaging supply contracts for North American Plant facilities in the USA and Canada. Working closely with Plant Operations, Packaging Development & Marketing, this position is responsible for identifying and executing savings opportunities such as negotiation, value analysis and vendor transfer as a cross-functional effort to deliver cost reduction targets and optimize other performance measures such as on-time delivery & lead time on purchased goods and services, without jeopardizing quality, flexibility and supply continuity. Some travel is required.

Main Duties:
1. Preparing bid proposals, negotiating all pricing contracts, analyzing and summarizing all responses and executing final contracts with Suppliers.
2. Responsible for reviewing, approving and issuing of Supplier Pricing Grids
3. Resolve supplier quality and supplier non-conformance concerns
4. Assist the Director with development of an Annual Savings target
5. Responsible for establishing pricing for budget preparation
6. Develop supplier relationships to optimize supplier quality and performance.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree
2 years purchasing experience

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Strong Excel experience
Experience managing a budget
SAP experience

Go Beyond.
EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


Superior Technical Resources, Inc. provides staff augmentation, direct placement, and outsourced human resource solutions. It offers a range of staffing services, including contract staffing, direct hire, pay rolling services, onsite staffing, and Web-based vendor management programs, as well as Web-enabled automated managed service programs in engineering, design, drafting, finance, human resources, management, information technology, and other professional/technical disciplines.

The company serves aircraft/aerospace, computer, electronics, manufacturing, semiconductor, software, telecommunications, and utilities sectors.